Daryl Sherman Guess Who's in Town

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CD Details

  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2006
  • Label: Arbors Records

Entertainment Reviews:

JazzTimes - p.74
"Album after album, you can count on Sherman to augment well-chosen standards with a handful of unexpected but always interesting surprises."

Tracks:

  • Buy for $0.991.Love You Madly
  • Buy for $0.992.I Concentrate On You
  • Buy for $0.993.Then I'll Be Tired of You
  • Buy for $0.994.Guess Who's In Town
  • Buy for $0.995.Carolina In The Morning
  • Buy for $0.996.Tennessee Fish Fry
  • Buy for $0.997.Angel Eyes
  • Buy for $0.998.Lullaby of Birdland
  • Buy for $0.999.Underneath The ARches
  • Buy for $0.9910.Welcome To Manhattan
  • Buy for $0.9911.Embraceable You
  • Buy for $0.9912.Like A Puzzle
  • Buy for $0.9913.Don't Worry 'Bout Me
  • Buy for $0.9914.Someday Sweetheart
  • Buy for $0.9915.Dream Awhile

Product Description:

Personnel: Daryl Sherman (vocals, piano); Daryl Sherman; Harry Allen (tenor saxophone); Jay Leonhart, Dave Green (bass instrument); Jon Wheatley (guitar); Vince Giordano (bass saxophone).
Audio Mixer: Jim Czak.
Liner Note Author: Dick Sudhalter.
Recording information: Nola Studios, NYX (01/30/2006/01/31/2006).
Daryl Sherman has combined a likable set list, talented accompaniment, and her own vocal style to create a solid effort on Guess Who's in Town! The arrangements of guitar, piano, bass and, on several songs, tenor and bass sax, concoct a lively bedding for Sherman's vocals and leave room for spry solos. The arrangements also vary quite a bit from song to song, which guarantees that the flow of the material never fades into the background. Overall, Guess Who's in Town!'s approach stretches from relaxed ballads to medium-tempo songs like the title cut. All of this serves to warmly adorn Sherman's light and airy vocal style, equally at home on traditional fare like "Carolina in the Morning" and oddities like "Tennessee Fish Fry." Jon Wheatley's guitar plays a prominent role on many cuts. His chord-based style adds bounce and swing to fun songs like "Tennessee Fish Fry" and a quiet intimacy to ballads like "Angel Eyes." Sherman's piano and vocal style is clearly founded in the '50s and earlier, more swing and mainstream than bop. This especially shows when Sherman and the band turn in a likable though conservative instrumental version of the progressive "Lullaby of Birdland." Sherman and her companions have put together a likable disc, firmly enmeshed in the easygoing jazz of yesterday. ~ Ronnie D. Lankford, Jr.

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  • UPC: 780941134124
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